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PASIG CITY, 05 August (PIA)--The Department of Education (DepEd) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is set to open 500 scholarship slots to 3RD year college students.

This came after the recent signing by the DepEd and DOST of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10612 (RA 10612) or the “Fast-tracked Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 2013”.

The signing was witnessed by Former AGHAM party-list representative Angelo Palmones, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Assistant Secretary Oswaldo Santos and DOST Science Education Institute (SEI) Director Josette Biyo.

Want to grow your own vegetables but don’t have much space?  Aquaponics  lets you do that and lets you raise fish too!

An integration of aquaculture (raising fish in artificial environment) and hydroponics (growing vegetables without using soil), aquaponics is a system wherein naturally occurring bacteria converts fish wastes into fertilizer for the plants while the plants filter water for the fish.

An aquaponic system is basically composed of growing bed, fish tank, a biofiltration tank where bacteria can grow and convert fish wastes into plant food, and a pump to circulate the water throughout the system.

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Make S&T your future! The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is calling all qualified 4th Year High School students to apply for its undergraduate scholarship program offerings.

The DOST through the Science Education Institute (SEI), announces the opening of the Science and Technology (S&T) scholarships for School Year 2015-2016.

Application forms for the 2015 Science and Technology Scholarship Program are now available to graduating senior high school students here who intend to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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The Hydrology for Environment, Life and Policy (HELP)-Davao Network, a non-government organization committed to promoting Integrated Water Management Resources (IWRM) in Davao Region, is currently hosting two (2) Dutch Interns from the Van Hall Larenstein University of the Netherlands for three (3) months starting April to July 2014 at the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) XI Regional Office.

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The Hydrology for Environment, Life and Policy (HELP)-Davao Network (HDN) is a River Basin Organization (RBO) committed to advocate Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) for the sustainability of the river basins in Davao City. As a member organization of the Network of Asian River Basin Organizations (NARBO), it was chosen as one of the two (2) RBOs in the Philippines subjected to NARBO’s RBO Performing Benchmarking Process to assess its level of performance.